Federal Election 2022: Malcolm Turnbull says Australia dropped the ball in the Pacific in pointed Scott Morrison attack

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated April 26 2022 - 12:32am, first published 12:30am

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says maintaining relationships with Pacific nations is a "hose you have to hold", in a pointed attack at Scott Morrison and his government over the China-Solomon Islands security pact.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.